The opening day of classes at USD 417 saw an increase in numbers over last year, with 824 students being counted Friday across the district.

Initial purchase is the easy and inexpensive part of owning a horse.

While cost is always a topic of discussion, most people generally overlook what horse ownership really means.

Awana registration night will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Council Grove Christian Church, located at 106 W. Main in Council Grove.


Nancy Marie Reavis (born Nancy Marie Jaynes) passed away on August 8th, 2019.

Bill Granzow, died Saturday, August 10, 2019, at the Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. He was born May 3, 1927, rural Latimer, Kansas. He was the son of Louis H. and Grace M. (Smalley) Granzow.

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GREAT BEND - Elma M. Lepej, 103, passed away August 11, 2019, at Woodhaven Care Center, Ellinwood. She was born on June 30, 1916, in Rush County to George Raymond & Nellie (Burky) Laughlin.

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